Archive for Kids Activities

Tips for Getting Your Kids Outside

This post is sponsored by Humana. Do you ever compare your childhood to your child’s? Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the differences between my own childhood and my…

Summer Fun With Little Ones

Summer Fun With Little Ones By Sarah, RealHousewivesofMN.com   This summer has been a whole new experience at our house. With my little one just turning 14 months, there’s much…

25 Robot Crafts and Activities for Kids

Are your kids looking for some fun activities this summer?  We have 25 awesome Robot Crafts and Activities that they will love!  On the next rainy day – or really…

Summer Fun: Not – So – Short Stacks of Cookies

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. There’s times in the summer when kids actually run out of things to…

How to Host a Birthday Party on a Budget

How to Host a Birthday Party on a Budget Sarah Carlson, RealHousewivesofMN.com   Recently we celebrated my daughter’s first birthday, and I knew as soon as I started planning it…

Indoor Winter Activities

We’re on day two of a winter storm here in Iowa and that means everyone is starting to get a little itchy and ready to get out of the house….

How to Get a Child Excited About Science and Stem Activities

The last several years have brought about a BIG emphasis on STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for kids, especially in school. Many careers lead in one of these directions…

Creating a Homework Station

Is homework a struggle in your house? Do you find yourself nagging to get your kids to start and finish homework? Do they spend more time gathering and then breaking…

The Best Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween is only a short couple weeks away so we’ve started to think about Halloween Crafts, Candy Corn Treat Ideas and all those delicious Pumpkin Recipes!  With school parties and…

Thomas The Tank Engine

Last weekend I was thrilled to take my adorable niece and nephew to see Thomas the Tank Engine™in Boone, Iowa.  It’s been years since I’ve been to this event because…

Simple Toys Kids will Love

Last month I had the chance to attend a conference in New York City where I was introduced to a couple awesome new toys and I wanted to share them…

Travel Journal For Kids with BIC

 Disclosure: Compensation was provided by BIC via MomTrends Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of BIC or MomTrends Media.  I…

Summer Fun: Turtle Toss

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Turtle Toss.  In the summer months, we’re always looking for ways to be outside more and enjoy the beautiful weather.  We love bike riding,…

Upcycled Pringles ® Can DIY Drum

Thanks to Pringles ® for sponsoring this post!  All opinions are mine! My youngest son is so creative and crafty.  He rarely throws away anything because he knows he can…

Improve Your Spelling by Gaming

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of King Digital Entertainment for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m not a huge fan of my boys sitting…

Summer Enrichment: Water Experiments

What better time than summer to dive head first into water?  While your there why not make it educational AND fun?   Since water covers about 70% of the earth it…

Summer Learning with Busy Schedules

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Brain Chase. I cannot believe that it’s the last day of school for the year!  That means summer is here and if you saw…

Things To Do With Kids When Stuck In Traffic #GetHomeFaster

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by TomTom GO 500/600. We all hate traffic – it sucks up precious time that we’d much rather spend with our family, a good book,…